Soule, J. African Marigold by D.A.L. Water from below. Cicevan R, Al Hassan M, Sestras AF, Prohens J, Vicente O, Sestras RE, Boscaiu M. (2016) Screening for drought tolerance in cultivars of the ornamental genus Tagetes (Asteraceae) PeerJ 4:e2133. D.J.N. It is fairly easy to care for members of the Tagetes plant genus such as Marigolds. Half-hardy Annual. ... plants … 1. Seven or eight weeks before expected last frost. GardenersHQ © 2005-2020 Dean Ravenscroft / Thank you for visiting my gardening site; 2020 - 11 - 27 : Privacy Policy. Both photographs under creative commons licence. 435-443 in Compositae: Systematics, Proceedings of the International Compositae Conference, Kew 1994, Vol. Blooms naturally occur in golden, orange, yellow, and white colors, often with maroon highlights. The soil that Marigolds grow in should be organically enhanced and of pH 6 to 7. Infrageneric Systematics of Tagetes. Pinch back tall marigold varieties when young to encourage bushiness and give them a support. The marigold was regarded as the flower of the dead in pre-Hispanic Mexico, parallel to the lily in Europe, and is still widely used in the Day of the Dead celebrations. Miscellaneous: Pot Marigold belongs to the Calendula genus. */. Sow seeds in March/April in seed trays or plug trays filled with seed sowing compost at a temperature of 21-24°C (70-75°F). Most horticultural selections grow best in soil with good drainage, even though some cultivars are known to have good tolerance to drought. [5], The name Tagetes is from the name of the Etruscan Tages, born from the plowing of the earth. Dead-heading of marigold flowers will prolong the blooming season. Marigold cultivation is extensively seen in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh for Deepawali market. In horticulture, they tend to be planted as annuals, although the perennial species are gaining popularity. Plant family: Composite plant (Asteraceae) 2. [6] It likely refers to the ease with which plants of this genus come out each year either by the seeds produced in the previous year, or by the stems which regrow from the stump already in place.[7]. Transplant outdoors following the last frost. 1753. The species Tagetes lucida, known as pericón, is used to prepare a sweetish, anise-flavored medicinal tea in Mexico. The so-called signet marigolds are hybrids derived mostly from Tagetes tenuifolia. Depending on the species, marigold foliage has a musky, pungent scent, though some varieties have been bred to be scentless. Marigold 'Strawberry Blonde' plug plants from Thompson & Morgan - experts in the garden since 1855 ... Marigold 'Strawberry Blonde' Tagetes patula French Marigold. It is said to deter some common insect pests, as well as nematodes. It is commonly cultivated in South Africa, where the species is also a useful pioneer plant in the reclamation of disturbed land. Height: 4 to 85 inches (10 to 220 cm). Tagetes species vary in size from 0.1 to 2.2 m tall. Depending on the species, Tagetes species grow well in almost any sort of soil. Temperature 70°F (21°C). Soule, J. Tagetes species are hence often used in companion planting for tomato, eggplant, chili pepper, tobacco, and potato. Pinch back tall marigold varieties when young to encourage bushiness and give them a support. A. It is always sold in the markets for daily worships and rituals. Flowering period: May until October 9. Marigold 'French Vanilla' F1 Hybrid plug plants from Thompson & Morgan - experts in the garden since 1855 ... Marigold 'French Vanilla' F1 Hybrid Tagetes erecta African Marigold. Organic O/P Echinacea Purpurea Purple Coneflower~Medicinal~LIVE PLANTS/Plugs … Species: Tagetes 4. When planting Marigolds they should ideally be grown in a sunny area of the garden that receives shade in the afternoon. 649-654 in New Crops, Proceedings of the New Crops Conference 1993, Eds. Trivial name: Student’s flower, waxflower, Turkish carnation, funeral flower 5. Regular watering. ... Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. It is also used as a culinary herb in many warm climates, as a substitute for tarragon, and offered in the nursery as "Texas tarragon" or "Mexican mint marigold". Marigolds attract hoverflies and other beneficial insects. J. Janick & J. E. Simon. ... Calendula Pacific Mix Orange/Yellow Medicinal Flower ORGANIC~2 LIVE PLANTS/Plugs. Details about LIVE YOUNG PLANTS x 2~African Marigold Tagetes Erecta 100% Organic Yellow/Orange. Plants in bulk; Visit our plug tray outlet » ... Tagetes lucida is handsome in the garden and may be cut for use all summer and fall. Tagetes: Verbena: Viola: Wallflower: Zinnia: Seeds.. Ageratum: Antirrhinum: Aster: Bacopa: Begonia: Bellis: Busy Lizzie: Carnations: Celosia: Chrysanthemum: Cineraria: Cosmos: Cyclamen: Dahlia: Dianthus: Gazania: Gerbera: Geranium: Impatiens: Lobelia: Marigold: Mimulus: Nasturtium: Nemesia: Osteospermum: Pansy: Petunia: Phlox: Pinks: Polyanthus: Primula: Salpiglossis: Salvia: Senecio: … Flowers: Summer until first frost. A couple of weeks before the last frost. If starting off indoors, then sow the seeds of marigolds about seven weeks before the last expected frost of spring; they should be transplanted outdoors following the last frost.